Tue May 23
7719 Wisconsin Avenue
Bethesda, MD 20814
The Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School Jazz Ensemble is an award-winning jazz group that performs a wide array of jazz styles. The band frequently performs swing, Latin, Funk, Rock, and Ballads. The group plays at their cluster elementary and middle schools, the MCPS Jazz Festival, the Mid-Atlantic Jazz Festival, and the communities surrounding Bethesda and Chevy Chase. In addition, the jazz band travels across the country to perform in other major cities once a year. During the 2016-17 school year, the B-CC Jazz Ensemble performed in New York City taking the first place prize at the competition.
The MCPS Faculty Big Band is comprised of instrumental music teachers from across Montgomery County. Over the past three decades, this group has performed at school functions, the MCPS Jazz Festival and regularly participates new music reading sessions at the Maryland Music Education Association’s professional development conferences for music educators. Besides being outstanding educators, members of the ensemble perform in professional groups in the Baltimore/Washington region.